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'I am a paradelle'

Billy Collins introduced a great form of a poem, called a paradelle. They are fun and although hard to write, it is very entertaining for those who are math-oriented, as it is hard to figure out. I wrote my own paradelle, and it is titled, 'I am a paradelle'.

I am a Paradelle

Very repetitive
Very repetitive
Is a paradelle
Is a paradelle
A very paradelle
is repetitive

Don't say this twice
Don't say this twice
Stop following the form
Stop following the form
Don't stop the following,
Say this form, twice

I am confused
I am confused
These words are mixing
These words are mixing
Confused words these are
I am mixing

These words are repetitive
This form is very confused
Don't stop mixing
Say the following, twice,
I am a paradelle.
I am a paradelle.


In the last paragraph, I broke free of the format of the paradelle, and repeated the last line twice, which would break the sequence for the rules Billy Collins invented, and give it a form of my own.


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